Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See hyacinth bean.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any of several twining leguminous plants related to the bean, especially the hyacinth bean.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. an East Indian name for several twining leguminous plants related to the bean, but commonly applied to the hyacinth bean (Dolichos Lablab).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The Egyptian or black bean, Dolichos Lablab, a native of India, widely cultivated, and naturalized in most warm countries.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. one species: hyacinth bean

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Arabic lablāb.

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  • Lablab purpureus.

    October 15, 2011